7.05.2011

CY Twombly, Dead at 83


Pan II, 1980, acrylic on paper, 59x59 cm


Cy Twombly passed away in Rome today. Details are forthcoming on various sites, but the New York Times, has an "Arts Beat" obit written by Randy Kennedy with the promise of a full obituary to come.

5 comments:

harold hollingsworth said...

wow, that really hits me hard, his work has had such a impact on how I proceeded when I was in high school and first laid eyes on his work. I felt like he understood the inner part of my way of seeing and processing. your blog is the first place I have heard of this sad news...

Susan Schwalb said...

Wow this is shocking, I am such a fan of his work.

SUSAN RODEN said...

Had no idea for hadn't heard this and truly shocked as the others. Twombly really followed his own drum which was so evident. His art was fresh, inspiring and provoking. Ha left the world a legacy.

Thank you for informing me.

Debu Barve said...

Ohh! it's a loss.

annell said...

A wonderful artist!